Will assist the Exercise Program in Cancer and Cognition (EPICC) research study, an NIH-funded randomized, controlled trial examining the effects of aerobic exercise on cognitive function in women with breast cancer. Will travel to Magee Women's Hospital, UPMC Cancer Center satellite offices, campus locations and participant homes for subject recruitment, screening and assessment of women with breast cancer. Will participate in data collection, data entry and data management, including phlebotomy and blood processing procedures. Will assist the PI, project director and research assistant with the daily tasks necessary for the operation of a research study.
Bachelor's Degree in nursing or psychology preferred, or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. Phlebotomy experience required. Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication required as individual will be serving as a liaison at study sites and working directly with cancer patients. Must be able to provide their own transportation. Must be flexible with time. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department: Nurs-Health & Community Systems
Assignment Category: Parttime-Temporary
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00
Requested Pay Rate: Based on experience
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Internal Number: 20002448
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